Chairmen's Records, 1963-1982

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Consists of records documenting the activities of the Chairmen of the Department of Paleobiology, including G. Arthur Cooper, 1963-1967; Porter M. Kier, 1967-1972; Richard E. Grant, 1972-1977; and Martin A. Buzas, 1977-1982. Materials include incoming, outgoing, and internal memoranda and miscellaneous subject files concerning a broad range of activities, including reviews of research proposals among staff members, administrative announcements, notices of staff activities, museum-wide committee reports, public inquiries, and personnel matters.


  • Buzas, Martin A
  • Cooper, G. Arthur (Gustav Arthur) 1902-2000
  • Grant, Richard E. 1927-1994
  • Kier, Porter M
  • United States National Museum


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1963
  • 1963-1982


  • Paleoontology
  • Paleontology
  • Paleobiology



Local number

SIA RS00265

Physical description

2 cu. ft. processed holdings

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